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Silversmith Black Lager - Silversmith Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

29 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 8.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Silversmith Brewing Co. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 10-29-2012)
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4.16/5  rDev +10.1%

kkazemi, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Pours near total black, with only a few amber edges. The frothy, tan head doesn’t last that long, but coats the glass in swathes of lace. The aroma is of roasted dark malts with some coffee and fruityness. A substantial roasty, dark chocolatey maltiness takes the lead in the taste. Some citric, woody hops lay in the background. The mouthfeel is lighter than the appearance and aroma would give on, with a creamy, soft carbonation. The finish is bittersweet with a long cocoa flavor mixed with black malt roastyness.

This is a fantastic black lager. More stout like than the other couple examples of the style I’ve tried, but still light bodied and ‘lagery’. Highly recommended.

CAMRAhardliner, Sep 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

RoamingGnome, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

ktat, Aug 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Sayne, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

leaks, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Bf_89, Jul 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

tom10101, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

pathman, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of Koopdad
4.28/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Deceptively dark, lighter-than-expected finish and body.
Not what you'd think after pouring into a frosted glass.
Love the fact that the Founders of Silversmith engaged the local craft-beer scene and
have slowly launched across the markets thereto.

Always bringing some home with the select wines from NOTL.

Awesome.

Koopdad, May 31, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this beer on a crisp Spring day. Perfect for the weather. Poured dark. Carbonation was spot on with light delicate head. Notes of mocha on the nose that carried through on the palate with a refreshing lager acidity and light body. Nice finish and low alcohol made for easy drinking.

yesforbeer, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Coronaeus, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

deonreds, May 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

baylz, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

drewc20081, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

ChayDudeBrew, Apr 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Cadbury, Apr 14, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Pours a dark cola brown with a finger of bubbly beige head.

Smell- Roasted malts, cocoa, hint of dark fruits, light earthy hops.

Taste- Roasted malts, moderate bitterness from the cocoa and light earthy hops, and a dollop of dark fruits.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light-to-moderate carbonation.

Overall - A pleasant schwarzbier with nice roasted malt flavours and earthy hop / cocoa bitterness that lasts well into the finish.

leaddog, Feb 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Rlombardi75, Dec 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

liamt07, Oct 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

DaPan, Oct 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

dipso123, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Mr_Rocca, Sep 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Mr_Hoptimistic, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

fizzyted, Jul 22, 2013
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Silversmith Black Lager from Silversmith Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.